Leonore Annenberg (1918-2009) served as a Chief of Protocol for the United States of America. She was trustee emeritus of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, University of Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia Orchestra Association. She was chairman emeritus of Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies and a managing director of The Metropolitan Opera.
Among her awards are the Honorary Commander, Order of the British Empire, Grand Officio Order of Orange-Nassau from the Netherlands, National Medal of Arts from the National Endowment of the Arts, and Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy. Mrs. Annenberg was graduate of Stanford University and holds honorary degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, University of Southern California, and Brandeis University.